January 22nd, 2021 by

Gray Mazda CX-5

With the exemplary 2021 MAZDA CX-5 safety ratings, you can drive around San Marcos with the peace of mind that your vehicle has been built to protect you and your passengers. Of course, these ratings are in addition to MAZDA CX-5 safety features available across the lineup. Learn more with Mazda of Escondido.


MAZDA always prioritizes safety in the creation of its vehicles, and the MAZDA CX-5 overall NHTSA safety ratings exemplify this commitment. In fact, the new MAZDA CX-5 received the best-possible 5-star rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the following categories:

  • Overall Side Crash
  • Overall Side Pole
  • Overall Front Driver and Passenger
  • Front Driver Side
  • Front Passenger Side
  • Side Barrier Rating
  • Side Barrier Rear Passenger
  • Barrier Driver Rating


Another organization that assesses vehicle safety is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). A noteworthy accolade from the IIHS is the 2020 MAZDA CX-5’s designation as a 2020 Top Safety Pick+. Otherwise, this MAZDA SUV received a top score of GOOD in the following crashworthiness categories for 2021:

  • Small overlap front: driver-side
  • Small overlap front: passenger-side
  • Moderate overlap front
  • Side
  • Roof strength
  • Head restraints and seats


The MAZDA CX-5 safety ratings certainly make this SUV a standout, but what else is in store to keep you and your passengers protected on the Vista roads? Every MAZDA CX-5 model is equipped with innovative safety features, such as:

  • Ring Structure unibody construction
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Anti-lock Brake System with Electronic Brake Force Distribution & Brake Assist
  • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control System
  • Hill Launch Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Rearview camera
  • LATCH rear seat, child-safety-seat anchors and upper tether anchors
  • Child safety rear door locks

With the MAZDA i-ACTIVSENSE® suite of safety features and driver assist technologies, you will be more aware of your surroundings and other vehicles on the Carlsbad streets, thanks to:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Smart Brake Support with Collision Warning
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-keep Assist
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support with Pedestrian Detection

TEST DRIVE THE MAZDA CX-5 AT Mazda of Escondido

Ready to see for yourself why the MAZDA CX-5 earns such strong MAZDA safety ratings? Get in touch with Mazda of Escondido today to schedule a test drive near Poway today! You can also learn about the MAZDA CX-5 towing capacity for additional information on this SUV.

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